SD Unified Sounds Alarm For Devastating Cuts
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Aired 10/14/11 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Bill Kowba, superintendent of the San Diego Unified School District.
Richard Barrera, president of the San Diego Unified School District's board of education.
KPBS Reporter Kyla Calvert will have more on potential school closures in San Diego on Thursday's show.
Evening Edition airs weekdays at 5 PM and 6:30 PM on KPBS TV
The last time we talked about San Diego city school finances, the news was guardedly optimistic.
Last summer, state revenue was up and millions in cuts were restored to school districts. Now state revenue projections are dramatically down again.
San Diego Unified School District is looking at some drastic fiscal realities, including possible insolvency.